### List of the Recipients of the Degree of Doctor of Divinity *(Honoris Causa*)

1929 George Howellâ€™s, M.A., B.Litt., Ph.D.

1940 John Zammerman Hodge

1942 Samuel Pearce Carey, M.A.

1948 C. Eapen Abraham, M.A., B.D.

1948 Aiyadurai Jesudasen Appasamy, M.A., D.Phil.

1950 George Herbert Christopher Angus, M.A., B.D.,D.D

1953 John Alexander Mackay, M.A., D.D.

1955 Thomas Sitther, M.A., B.D.

1955 Arthur Marcuss Ward, M.A.

1957 John Stirling Morley Hooper, M.A.

1957 Daniel Thambirajah Niles, B.A.,B.D.,D.D.,D.Th.

1958 Sudhir Kumar Chatterjee

1958 Henry George Howard, M.A, B.D.

1958 Wilfred Scopes, M.A.

1958 Hospet Sumitra, B.A.

1960 Paul David Devanandan, M.A., Ph.D.

1960 A Sigfrid Estborn, B.A., B.D., Th.D.

1961 William Stewart, M.A., B.D., S.T.M.

1961 Emani Sambayya, M.A., B.D., S.T.M.

1961 Sabapathy Kulandran, B.A.,B.D.

1962 Joshua Russel Chandran,M.A.,B.D(Hons),B.Litt,S.T.M

1962 Benjamin Pradhan, B.A., B.D.

1962 John Aloysius Subban, B.A.,B.D.

1964 Rt. Rev. Yuhanon Mar Thoma, B.A., B.D., S.T.M.

1964 Rev.Charles Stanley Thoburn, M.A., S.T.B., Ph.D.

1965 Rt. Rev. John Richardson

1970 M.M. Thomas, B.A.

1972 Rt. Rev. Eric Samuel Nasir, M.A., B.T.

1972 Rt. Rev. Mathews Mar Athanasius, B.A., B.D.

1972 Rt. Rev. H.K. Moulton, M.A.

1975 Rajaiah D. Paul, M.A., I.C.S.

1978 Rev. J.T.Krogh, Chand. Theol.

1978 Rev. W.B. Harris, B.A. (Theol.) M.A., L.T.

1981 Rt.Rev. Solomon Doraiswamy, B.A., B.T., B.D.

1982 Rev. Aharon Sapsezian, B.Th., S.T.M.

1986 Dr. S.J. Samartha, B.A., B.D., S.T.M., Ph.D.

1986 Rt. Rev. S.K. Parmer, B.Sc., B.D., M.R.E., Th.D.

1986 Rt. Rev. Thomas Mar Athanasius, M.A.,B.D.

1987 Rt. Rev. C. Selvamony, M.A., B.D., S.T.M.

1988 Mr. Hokishe Sema, B.A., B.D.

1988 Rev. Zairema, B.Sc., B.D.

1988 Dr. S. Amirtham, M.A., B.D., D.Th.

1989 Rt. Rev. I. Jesudason, B.D., M.Th., S.T.M.

1989 Rt. Rev. N.V. Ananda Rao Samuel, B.A., B.D.

1989 Dr. K. Rajaratnam, M.A., Ph.D.

1991 Dr. Mother Teresa

1991 Rev. M.A. Thomas, B.A.

1991 Rev. Earnest Stafford, B.A., B.D. (Posthumous Award)

1992 Met. Philopose Mar Chrysostom, B.A., B.D.

1992 Rt. Rev. Dinesh Chandra Gorai, B.A., B.D., D.D.

1992 Rt. Rev. John E. Ghose, B.A., B.D., Dip.Ed.

1993 Bp. C. D. Jathanna, B.A.,B.D., M.Th., D.Th.(In Absentia )

1993 Bp. Geevarghese Mar Osthathios, M.A.,B.D.,S.T.M.(In Absentia )

1993 Rev. K.I. Aier, B.D., M.A.

1993 Rev. W. Maners, B.A., B.D.

1994 Dr. T.V. Philip, B.Sc., B.D., Ph.D.

1994 Dr. Ms. B.V. Subbamma, B.A., B.Ed., B.D., M.A., (Edu.)M.A. (Miss.), Ph.D.

1994 Dr. T. Lunkim, B.D., M.Th., D.D.

1995 Rt. Rev. Dr. P.V. Premasagar, B.Sc. B.D., M.A., Ph.D.

1995 Rev. Y.D. Tiwari, M.A.(Hindi & Sanskrit), B.D., Sahitya-ratna, Shashtri

1995 Prof. Ninan Koshy, M.A.

1995 Mr. Joy Gnanadason, B.A.

1995 Lt. Dr. D. Mark Buntain, DHL (Posthumous Award)

1996 Mrs. Annamma George, B.A., B.D., M.A.

1996 Rt. Rev. D.J. Ambalavanar, B.A., B.D.

1996 Rev. Gilbert Marak, B.D.

1996 Rev. Fr. James Douglas Maswell Stuart, B.A., M.A.

1996 Rt. Rev. Vasant P. Dandin, B.A.,B.D.,M.A.,D.L., D.D.

1997 Dr. Lothar Engel, Dr.Theol.

1997 Dr,. Thomas W. Gillespie, B.A., B.D., Ph.D.

1998 Dr. Preman Niles, M.A., Ph.D.

1998 Mrs. Aruna Gnanadason, M.A., B.D.

1999 Dr. Robin Boyed, Ph.D.

1999 Dr. A. D. Mannuel, D.Litt.

1999 Rev. Lorendra J. Sangma, M.A., B.D, M.Th.

2000 Dr. Graham S. Staines (Posthumous Award)

2000 Rev. Gordon Shaw, Ph.D.

2000 Dr. Saphir P. Athyal, Ph.D.

2000 Mrs. Navamani Elia Peter, B.Sc., B.Ed., B.D.

2000 Rev. H.S. Luauia

2000 Mrs. Gladys Staines

2002 Rev. H.M. Rapthap, B.D., M.Th.

2002 Rev. Khuanga, B.D.

2002 Rev. C. Pazawna, B.D., D.P.S., M.Th.

2002 Rev. Lalzawma, L.Th., B.D., M.Th., D.Th.

2002 His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Mathews II, B.D.

2003 Rev. Martin Heath

2003 Rev. C.A. Arangaden, B.A., M.Th.

2003 Rev. L.N. Ralte, L.Th., B.D., S.T.M., M.A.

2004 Rev. T. Laikai, B.A., B.D., S.T.M.

2004 Dr. Frederick Sheldon Downs, B.A., B.D., Ph.D.

2004 Revd. Canon Ivor Smith â€“ Cameron, B.A.

2004 Rev. David Gill

2004 (Dr.) Ms. Jessi B. Tellis Nayak, B.A., B.T., Ph.D.

2005 Rev. Iarington Kharkhongngor, B.A., B.D.

2005 Rev. Ruolneikhum Pakhuongte, B.A., M.A., M.Th.

2005 Mr. Theodore Bhaskaran, M.A.,

2006 Dr. Malayilpeedikayil Abraham Oommen, Ph.D.

2006 Rt. Rev. Kenneth Edward Gill

2006 Rev. Dr. Joachim Wietzke, Dr. Theol.

2006 Mr. D. Dethwelson Lapang, B.A.

2007 His Excellency Shri S. C. Jamir, B.A., LL.B

2007 Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Irenaeus,B.D.,S.T.M.,D.D.

2008 Dr. Ahn Jae Woong, B.A.,M.Div.,D.H.L.

2008 Rev. Fr. T. J. Joshua, B.A.,B.D.,S.T.M.

2008 Rev.Khiangte Than Chungnunga,L.Th.,B.D., B.R.E.

2008 Mr. Jyoti Sahi

2009 Rev. Dr. E. C. John, Ph.D.

2009 Rt. Rev. Dr. Masilamani Azariah

2010 Rev.Edward Holman Bentley Williams, B.Sc (Hons.)

2010 Most Rev. Dr. A.M. Chinnappa,B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

2010 Rev. Lalchhuanliana, B.A., B.D., M.Th.

2010 Rev. Eberhard Will

2010 Rev. Lalchhuanliana

2010 Rev. Edward Holman Bentley Williams

2011 Rev. T. Alemmeren

2011 Rev. Dr. Thadathil George Koshy

2011 Mr. Samuel Njuguna Kabue

2012 Rt. Rev. Dr. Zacharias Mar Theophilus, B.Sc., B.Ed., B.D., Th.M., D.Min.

2012 Rev. Dr. James Alan Bergquist, B.A., B.D., Ph.D.

2012 Rev. Hrilrokhum Thiek, B.Sc., B.D., M.Th.

2013 Rev. Robert Scheuermeier

2013 Rev. Vangchhia Lalzawnga, L.Th., B.Th., B.D.

2013 Rt. Rev. G. Devakadasham, B.D., M.Th.

2014 Rev. Dr. Dietrich Werner, M.Th., Ph.D.

2014 Rev. Dr. Robert Rieweh Cunville, B.A.,B.D.,M.Th., M.A., D.Miss.

2014 Dr. K. C. Abraham, B.Sc., B.D., Ph.D.

2015 Rev. C. Vanlalhruaia, Th.D., G.Th., HSLC, B.Th., B.D.,

2015 Rev. Helmut Grimmsmann, M.Th

2016 Rev. Dr habil. Klaus SchÃ¤fer, Ph.D.

2016 Rev. Dr. Dondapati S. Satyaranjan, B.A., B.Th., B.D., M.Th., D.Min.

2016 Prof Mammen Varkki Valiyapurayidam, Ph.D.

2017 Rev. Christopher Mackie Ferguson, B.A., M.Div., M.A., Ph.D

2017 Prof. K. M. Kuriakose, M.A.(Eng, Hindi, Malyalam, History)

2017 Mr. H. Sukhato Rotokha

**List of the Recipient of the Degree of Doctor of Divinity (By Thesis)**

1948 James Mindow Sweetman